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1. (WO2017129956) A FRETTED CHORDOPHONE
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Pub. No.: WO/2017/129956 International Application No.: PCT/GB2017/050158
Publication Date: 03.08.2017 International Filing Date: 23.01.2017
IPC:
G10D 1/00 (2006.01) ,G10D 3/06 (2006.01) ,G10D 3/14 (2006.01)
G PHYSICS
10
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; ACOUSTICS
D
STRINGED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; WIND-ACTUATED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; ACCORDIONS OR CONCERTINAS; PERCUSSION MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
1
General design of stringed musical instruments
G PHYSICS
10
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; ACOUSTICS
D
STRINGED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; WIND-ACTUATED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; ACCORDIONS OR CONCERTINAS; PERCUSSION MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
3
Details of, or accessories for, stringed musical instruments, e.g. slide-bars
06
Fingerboards
G PHYSICS
10
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; ACOUSTICS
D
STRINGED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; WIND-ACTUATED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; ACCORDIONS OR CONCERTINAS; PERCUSSION MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
3
Details of, or accessories for, stringed musical instruments, e.g. slide-bars
14
Tuning devices, e.g. pegs, pins or friction discs
Applicants:
HINCHLIFFE, George Michael [GB/GB]; GB
STORK, Peter [GB/GB]; GB
Inventors:
HINCHLIFFE, George Michael; GB
STORK, Peter; GB
Agent:
DOLLEYMORES; 9 Rickmansworth Road Watford Hertfordshire WD18 0JU, GB
Priority Data:
1601313.825.01.2016GB
Title (EN) A FRETTED CHORDOPHONE
(FR) CORDOPHONE À FRETTES
Abstract:
(EN) A fretted chordophone (1) comprises a beam (2) having a nut (4) at or towards one end, a bridge (3) at or towards an opposite end and a plurality of strings (13) extending over the nut (4) and bridge (3), wherein the beam (2), nut 4 and bridge (3) are integrally formed as a single component. This may provide a particularly robust and compact instrument which is economical to manufacture.
(FR) La présente invention concerne un cordophone à frettes (1) qui comprend une traverse (2) ayant un sillet de tête (4) à une extrémité ou vers une extrémité, un chevalet (3) à une extrémité opposée ou vers une extrémité opposée, et une pluralité de cordes (13) s’étendant entre le sillet de tête (4) et le chevalet (3). La traverse (2), le sillet de tête (4) et le chevalet (3) sont formés d’un seul tenant pour obtenir un composant unique. Cela permet de fournir un instrument particulièrement robuste et compact qui est économique à fabriquer.
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Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)